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How to grow succulents indoors and out

The best way to think of succulents is as ‘fat plants’. Parts of them, usually their leaves, swell up with water and this stops them from drying out in arid conditions. Cacti are the most obvious examples but sedums and sempervivums are also common.

How to grow succulents indoors and out

The best way to think of succulents is as ‘fat plants’. Parts of them, usually their leaves, swell up with water and this stops them from drying out in arid conditions. Cacti are the most obvious examples but sedums and sempervivums are also common.

Gorgeous garden designs to suit your lifestyle

Whether you want a family-friendly space, an easy maintenance scheme, a place to grow-your-own or year-round flowers – these garden designs have got it pegged.​ CLASSIC COUNTRY A simple way to create a fantastic looking traditional favourite of gorgeous, continually flowering deep borders is to opt for colour

How to create a kitchen garden

Plan your design, planting scheme and finishing touches to reap the benefits of a kitchen garden.​ What’s the difference between a kitchen garden and a vegetable patch? Well, the biggest difference is that the kitchen garden, or potager, is both productive and beautiful. A

FRONTIN’

You know what they say: you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Well, perhaps these useful tips on how to improve the exterior of your house will prove the old adage wrong. From climbing roses and wisteria to pleached box